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BTEC HND in Creative Media Production

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Course CodeU5041
Academic Year1819
Dates10th September 2018 to 28th June 2019
Location NameSouth Wigston Campus
Mode Of ProvisionFull Time
IntroductionIf your ambition is to work in the ever expanding media industry then this is the course for you. The emphasis of this course is on moving image and radio production. You will gain invaluable practical skills in a variety of disciplines from TV Production and fiction to documentary and radio. Learn lighting, camera work, editing as well as gaining industry knowledge to succeed in this competitive industry. You will encounter academic and practical challenges with the opportunity to work with real clients and create portfolio.
During the course you will work with a range of cutting-edge equipment, and have access to workshops, on-line digital editing suites, digital SLR cameras and a fully equipped television studio as well as a 24/7 radio broadcasting studio.
This one-year course has a vocational emphasis and enables you to develop your video and radio production skills, editing, sound recording, lens based and digital media. You will also gain valuable experience in a professional
Study OutlineThe HND will be broken down into eight units. All units will require a significant amount of private study designed to develop both your technical and communication skills.

Each unit will require the submission of an assignment based on the unit content. Your assignment will be graded with a pass, merit or distinction with all units counting towards your final HND.

Topics covered may include:-

Project design
Special subject investigation
Directing for moving image
Documentary production
Sound for moving image
Radio drama
Careers in the media industry
Photo journalism
Producing media products
Entry RequirementsYou will require a HNC in Creative Media Production (which you can complete at South Leicestershire College) or 240 UCAS points.

You will require:
• GCSE English and GCSE Maths at Grade C or above

All applicants will require an initial assessment and interview by a member of the lecturing team.

2 Year HND UCAS Code:P313
1 Year Top Up UCAS Code: P312

EquipmentPlease note that some courses at SLC require additional expenditure by students, for instance to buy materials, print documents and travel to work placements. While SLC offers a wide range of bursaries and excellent library resources to support learning activities, some additional cost is possible.
AttendanceYou will be expected to attend college for 12 hours per week and additional study outside of lesson times will be necessary.
AssessmentYou will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, group work and self-directed study. Assessment is through coursework (presentations, essays and reports) and usually an exam or test.
You will normally attend around 12 hours of timetabled taught sessions (lectures and tutorials) each week, and we expect you to undertake at least 15 further hours of independent study to complete project work and research.
Assessment is through coursework (presentations, essays and reports) and usually an exam.
ProgressionAfter successfully completing the course you will be able to progress onto the Level 6 BA Hons in Visual Media (accredited through Coventry University) at South Leicestershire College or gain employment in any of the following industry fields:
• TV or Film Production
• Video Editing
• Camera Engineer
• Radio Broadcaster
• Lighting or Sound Technician
QualificationLevel 5 HND Diploma in Creative Media
Awarding BodyPearson Edexcel
Availble Full-time?Y
Availble Part-time?Y
Suitable for Higher Education?Y
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?N
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